You’re sure to already have your own favorite luxury hotel brands — maybe there’s one that has just the right amenities or another that you can always rely on for an excellent staff, no matter where you are in the world. While you may love these brands for your own reasons, they could also offer some perks for your kids. Are you taking full advantage of these perks as more and more hotel brands begin catering to younger jetsetters?
Not only does St. Regis provide a Family Traditions at St. Regis offer for you to save on your family stays, but the brand also takes your child into consideration throughout each step of the stay. Unique amenities are provided, whether it be a keepsake or a kid-sized robe; dining doesn’t exclude the picker palettes at the table; and each St. Regis property can provide access to local agencies for qualified babysitting right within your guestroom. Plus, if you forget something at home, all you have to do is ask and you can get a stroller, baby wipes or even diapers.
Similarly, at the Four Seasons, strollers are available for children under 5 for no charge and the same children can eat for free with their parents at on-site restaurants. A complimentary children’s program called Kids for All Seasons is available, providing kid-friendly activities unique to the location.
Select Omni properties take older kids into consideration with teen concierge services. The professionals at Omni provide teens with great recommendations for the local spots popular with their own age groups, so they’re not left wandering around behind mom and dad for the entire duration of the trip.
Another limited but incredibly cool kid-friendly amenity is the in-room tents at Westin Hotels & Resorts. Suite-staying parents can request a cute, hipster-esque tent for their pint-sized traveling companions, and certain properties extend the offer further with toys and activities added.
The Ritz Kids experience caters to children 4–12, and focuses on nature and the environment. Special activities are meant to inspire curiosity and environmental responsibility in young learners and employ the four pillars of water, land, environmental responsibility and culture. Through the program, kids can enjoy a full schedule of activities, including meals as needed.
Downton Abbey swept into family rooms and show-binging homes back in 2010 and is now resurfacing with a new story — this time on film! For Downton Abbey enthusiasts, this is a highly-anticipated event; for newcomers, this is a great chance to binge the show ahead of the film’s release; and for families looking for any excuse to get away, this is the time to take advantage of CIE Tours lineup of Downton Abbey-themed stops.
Mana is the life force Tahitians believe connects all things. Feel the mana for yourself on a visit to the islands of Tahiti, and sample some of these activities as you connect with the breathtaking nature of the South Pacific. Fly Air France from the United States to Tahiti in the most convenient and comfortable way and let your holiday start on board.
Dressing up for Halloween and collecting candy is what dreams are made of for kids — and, sometimes, those in their teens. Add in the special attention to detail kids and parents come to expect from LEGOLAND, and the spooky season gets a lot more fun.
One of the most thrilling and satisfying ways to experience the power and beauty of a river is while racing along with its current. Early fall is the perfect time to try whitewater rafting for beginners and families, with cooler weather, trees beginning to change color, and water that’s flowing at a less heart-pounding rate than it does following snowmelt in the spring.